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New Opps For Libraries And Vendors Open Up In BIBFRAME Transition

By   /  August 13, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino Opportunities are opening up in the library sector, both for the institutions themselves and providers whose solutions and services can expand in that direction. These vistas will be explored in a session hosted by Kevin Ford, digital project coordinator at the Library of Congress at next week’s Semantic Technology & Business conference […]

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Semantic Web Jobs: OCLC

By   /  May 15, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

The OCLC is searching for a Lead Software Engineer in Dublin, OH.

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WorldCat Releases 197 Million Nuggets of Linked Data

By   /  April 30, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A new article by Data Liberate founder Richard Wallis reports, “A couple of months back I spoke about the preview release of Works data from WorldCat.org.”

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194 Million Linked Open Data Bibliographic Work Descriptions Released by OCLC

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Eric Franzon Yesterday, Richard Wallis gave a peek into some exciting new developments in the OCLC’s Linked Open Data (LOD) efforts.  While these have not yet been formally announced by OCLC, they represent significant advancements in WorldCat LOD. Our reporting to date on LOD at WorldCat is here. Most significantly, OCLC has now released […]

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Semantic Web Jobs: OCLC

By   /  January 15, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

The OCLC is looking for a Lead Software Engineer in Dublin, OH.

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Semantic Web Jobs: OCLC

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

The OCLC is looking for a Lead Semantic Web Engineer in Dublin, OH.

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Video: Shared Library Data at the ALA Annual 2013

By   /  August 26, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Regular readers of this blog may know that Linked Data and Semantic Web technologies are gaining significant traction in the worlds of Libraries, Archives, and Museums. Earlier this summer, Richard Wallis (Technology Evangelist) and Ted Fons (Executive Director, Data Services and WorldCat Quality) of the OCLC discussed and demonstrated how that organization in particular is […]

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Ready, Set, Lightning! 5-Minute Talks at SemTechBiz — Part 2

By   /  June 21, 2013  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

During the recent Semantic Technology and Business Conference in San Francisco, a motley crew of expert presenters got up in front of a packed room, took a deep breath, and spoke passionately about the semantic projects nearest and dearest to their hearts while the unforgiving clock ticked their five precious minutes away.

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Libraries: Time To Take Your Place On The Web Of Data

By   /  June 4, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

At The Semantic Technology and Business conference in San Francisco Monday, OCLC technology evangelist Richard Wallis broke the news that Content-negotiation was implemented for the publication of Linked Data for WorldCat resources. Last June, WorldCat.org began publishing Linked Data for its bibliographic treasure trove, a global catalog of more than 290 million library records and some […]

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Announcing the Winner of the Semantic Web.Com "Spotlight On Library Innovation"

By   /  May 22, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

One sector that has been very active in the adoption of Linked Data is that of libraries. In an effort to highlight this activity, SemanticWeb.com, supported by OCLC and LITA, put out a call last month for work that promoted or demonstrated the benefits of linked data for libraries. After receiving a number of excellent […]

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